David C. Johnston

Distinguished Professor
Address
A209 Zaffarano Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011
Phone 515-294-5435
Fax 515-294-0689
Email johnston@ameslab.gov

Research Interests

  • Synthesis and study of the thermal, transport and magnetic properties of high temperature superconductors, low-dimensional magnetic insulators, d-electron heavy fermion compounds, and other materials.

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(Chronologically most recent on top)Education

  • Ph.D. Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1975
  • B.A. Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1969

(Chronologically most recent on top)Professional Appointments

  • 2000 - present Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Iowa State University
  • 1998 - 1999 Visiting Scientist, Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung, Stuttgart, Germany
  • 1991 Visiting Scientist, National Research Institute for Metals, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1987 - 2000 Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Iowa State University
    Senior Physicist, Ames Laboratory USDOE
  • 1978 - 1987 Scientific Staff, Corporate Research Laboratories Exxon Research and Engineering Company, Annandale, New Jersey
  • 1975 - 1978 Assistant Research Physicist, Institute for Pure and Applied Physical Sciences, University of California, San Diego
  • 1969 - 1975 Research Assistant, Department of Physics, University of California, San Diego
  • 1968, 1969 Summers Researcher, Ford Scientific Laboratory, Dearborn, Michigan

(Chronologically most recent on top)Honors & Awards

  • 2007 Divisional Associate Editor, Physical Review Letters
  • 2007 Nominated "Outstanding Faculty Member", Interfraternity Council, Iowa State University, for being "a professor that excels in relating to their students while teaching effectively"
  • 2004 Designated a "Highly Cited Researcher" for 1981-1999 inclusive by the Institute for Scientific Information
  • 2000 Listed as one of the Institute for Scientific Information's "1120 Most Cited Physicists, (1981-June 1997)"
  • 2000 Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Iowa State University
  • 1997 Iowa State University Foundation Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research
  • 1995 - 1998 Divisional Associate Editor, Physical Review Letters
  • 1995 Co-recipient, Annual Award for Outstanding Scientific Accomplishment in Solid State Physics, U.S. Department of Energy, "Investigation of Single Crystal RNi2B2C Magnetic Superconductors"
  • 1993 Chair, Gordon Research Conference on Superconductivity, Oxnard, CA, January 4-8
  • 1991 Japanese Government Research Award for Foreign Specialists
  • 1988 Elected Fellow of the American Physical Society
  • 1969 - 1971 National Science Foundation Trainee, Department of Physics, University of California, San Diego
  • 1969 Graduation from University of California, Santa Barbara "With Highest Honors"
  • 1967 - 1969 Regents' Scholar, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • 1967 Elected to Phi Beta Kappa

(Chronologically most recent on top)Publications with the Ames Laboratory

2013
Yeninas S; Pandey A; Ogloblichev V; Mikhalev K; Johnston D C; Furukawa Y . 2013. Metal-insulator transition in antiferromagnetic Ba1-xKxMn2As2 (0 <= x <= 0.4) single crystals studied by Mn-55 and As-75 NMR. Physical Review B. 88:241111. abstract
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Quirinale D G; Anand V K; Kim M G; Pandey A; Huq A; Stephens P W; Heitmann T W; Kreyssig A; McQueeney R J; Johnston D C; Goldman A I . 2013. Crystal and magnetic structure of CaCo1.86As2 studied by x-ray and neutron diffraction. Physical Review B. 88:174420. abstract
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Johnston D C . 2013. Elaboration of the alpha-model derived from the BCS theory of superconductivity. Superconductor Science & Technology. 26:115011. abstract
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Roy B; Pandey A; Zhang Q; Heitmann T W; Vaknin D; Johnston D C; Furukawa Y . 2013. Experimental evidence of a collinear antiferromagnetic ordering in the frustrated CoAl2O4 spinel. Physical Review B. 88:174415. abstract
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Jayasekara W; Lee Y; Pandey A; Tucker G S; Sapkota A; Lamsal J; Calder S; Abernathy D L; Niedziela J L; Harmon B N; Kreyssig A; Vaknin D; Johnston D C; Goldman A I; McQueeney R J . 2013. Stripe Antiferromagnetic Spin Fluctuations in SrCo2As2. Physical Review Letters. 111:157001. abstract
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Fang X K; Hansen L; Haso F; Yin P C; Pandey A; Engelhardt L; Slowing I; Li T; Liu T B; Luban M; Johnston D C . 2013. {Mo24Fe12} Macrocycles: Anion Templation with Large Polyoxometalate Guests. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition. 52:10500-10504. abstract
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Pandey A; Ueland B G; Yeninas S; Kreyssig A; Sapkota A; Zhao Y; Helton J S; Lynn J W; McQueeney R J; Furukawa Y; Goldman A I; Johnston D C . 2013. Coexistence of Half-Metallic Itinerant Ferromagnetism with Local-Moment Antiferromagnetism in Ba0.60K0.40Mn2As2. Physical Review Letters. 111:047001. abstract
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Pandey A; Quirinale D G; Jayasekara W; Sapkota A; Kim M G; Dhaka R S; Lee Y; Heitmann T W; Stephens P W; Ogloblichev V; Kreyssig A; McQueeney R J; Goldman A I; Kaminski A; Harmon B N; Furukawa Y; Johnston D C . 2013. Crystallographic, electronic, thermal, and magnetic properties of single-crystal SrCo2As2. Physical Review B. 88:014526. abstract
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McLeod J A; Kurmaev E Z; Perez I; Anand V K; Perera P K; Johnston D C; Moewes A . 2013. Electronic structure of copper pnictides: Influence of different cations and pnictogens. Physical Review B. 88:014508. abstract
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Dhaka R S; Lee Y; Anand V K; Johnston D C; Harmon B N; Kaminski A . 2013. Angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy study of BaCo2As2. Physical Review B. 87:214516. abstract
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